1982 Summer Sunday Harwich Boat Train

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The Summer of 1982 will be long remembered for the mass cancelation of trains due to industrial action. Consequently the Summer Sunday Harwich Boat Train only ran on fourteen of its seventeen scheduled dates. Stratford allocatted Class 47’s again predominated, the most notable being 47579 “JAMES NIGHALL G.C.” on 20th June. Exceptions were Gateshead allocatted 47536 on 25th July and Swansea Landore allocatted 47482 on 29th August.

The coaching stock formation was again TSO, TSO, TSO, BSO, FK, TSO, TSO (7).

Sunday / Train1E68 08:30 Harwich PQ – Sheffield1E87 16:21 Sheffield – Harwich PQ
May 30th4700347003
June 6th4715547155
June 13th4701147011
June 20th4757947579
June 27th4711647116
July 4thcapedcaped
July 11thcapedcaped
July 18thcapedcaped
July 25th4753647536
August 1st4701747017
August 8th4716247162
August 15th4731347313
August 22nd4709347093
August 29th4748247482
September 5th4711747117
September 12th4715647156
September 19th4700347003

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